Course and Subject Handbook 2011 Course Information Undergraduate Courses Bachelor of Science with Honours – Bachelor of Laws with Honours

Bachelor of Science with Honours – Bachelor of Laws with Honours

Course Code

60509H

Version

6

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course Pre-requisites

Entry to the Law Honours program is restricted to candidates admitted to the joint pass degree with an overall GPA of 5 and above.

Entry to the Science Honours program is restricted to candidates admitted to the joint pass degree who have met the school requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to an honours degree.

Additional selection requirements

By invitation of the Head of School

Special admission requirements

Nil

English Language Requirements

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

144 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Core Subjects

Level 1

LA1101:03 Legal Institutions and Processes

LA1102:03 Legal Research, Writing and Analysis

LA1103:03 Law, Society and Change

LA1104:03 Legal Concepts

LA1105:03 Contract Law 1

LA1106:03 Contract Law 2

SC1101:03 Science, Nature, Knowledge and Understanding

SC1102:03 Systems Modelling and Visualization

PLUS

CH1001:03 Chemistry: A Central Science

or

CH1011:03 Chemistry for the Natural Sciences

Level 2

LA2015:03 Land Law 1

LA2016:03 Land Law 2

LA2017:03 Principles of Criminal Law A

LA2018:03 Principles of Criminal Law B

LA2019:03 Torts A - Specific Torts

LA2020:03 Torts B - Negligence

Level 3

LA3004:03 Evidence

LA3006:03 Administrative Law

LA3011:03 Commercial and Personal Property Law

LA3013:03 Principles of Equity

LA3014:03 Law of Trusts

LA3105:03 Constitutional Law

LA3106:03 Company and Partnership Law

Level 4

LA4011:03 Environmental Law

Options

Select one major from the list below

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of level 2 science subjects

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of level 3 science subjects

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of specified LB level 4 subjects

LA4005:03 Jurisprudence

LA4006:03 Conflicts of Law

LA4007:03 Succession

LA4010:03 Advanced Criminal Law

LA4011:03 Environmental Law

LA4012:03 Public International Law

LA4013:03 Law of Corporate Investigations

LA4014:03 Clinical Legal Studies

LA4019:03 Conveyancing and Drafting

LA4020:03 Industrial Relations Law

LA4021:03 Competition Mooting

LA4022:03 Civil Procedure

LA4023:03 Taxation Law

LA4024:03 Advanced Taxation Law

LA4025:03 Marine and Coastal Management Law

LA4027:03 Human Rights Law

LA4028:03 Law of the Sea

LA4029:03 Comparative Law

LA4030:03 Mining Law

LA4031:03 Medical Jurisprudence

LA4032:03 Family Law

LA4033:03 Advanced Commercial Law

LA4034:03 Alternative Dispute Resolution

LA4035:03 Native Title Law and Policy

LA4036:03 Indigenous People and Law in Australia

LA4037:03 Bankruptcy and Insolvency

LA4038:03 Legal Ethics and Trust Accounting

LA4039:03 Advocacy and Criminal Sentencing

LA4040:03 Law in Greater China

LA4041:03 Legal Placement

LA4042:03 Maritime Law

LA4106:03 Advanced Company Law

PLUS

Select a 6 credit point dissertation or a 3 credit points dissertation

60009-DISSERT-1 – 6 CP Dissertation comprising

LA4047:03 – Research Dissertation B: Part 1 of 2

LA4048:03 - Research Dissertation B: Part 2 of 2

or

60009-DISSERT-2 – 3 CP Dissertation plus 3 CP electives comprising

LA4026:03 – Research Dissertation A

3 credit points of LA level 4 subjects

PLUS

Select a Science honours discipline

Aquaculture

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Chemistry

Ecology and Conservation

Environmental Science

Geography

Geology

Genetics and Genomics

Hydrology and Water Resources

Mathematics

Mathematical Sciences

Marine Biology

Microbiology

Natural Resource Management

Pharmacology

Physical Sciences

Physiology

Physics

Plant Science

Statistical Sciences

Statistics

Zoology

Aquaculture (50109-AQU-HONS)

AQ4101:12 Aquaculture Honours (Part 1 of 2)

AQ4102:12 Aquaculture Honours (Part 2 of 2)

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (50109-BIO-HONS)

BC4002:12 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Honours Part 1 of 2

BC4003:12 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Honours Part 2 of 2

Chemistry (50109-CHE-HONS)

Chemistry Honours (50109-CHE-HON1)

CH4002:12 Chemistry Honours Part 1 of 2

CH4003:12 Chemistry Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Industrial Chemistry Honours (50109-CHE-HON2)

CH4502:12 Industrial Chemistry Honours Part 1 of 2

CH4503:12 Industrial Chemistry Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Chemistry Honours (Part Time) (50109-CHE-HON3)

CH4004:06 Chemistry Honours (Part-time) Part 1 of 4

CH4005:06 Chemistry Honours (Part-time) Part 2 of 4

CH4006:06 Chemistry Honours (Part-time) Part 3 of 4

CH4007:06 Chemistry Honours (Part-time) Part 4 of 4

Ecology and Conservation (50109-ECC-HONS)

BZ4001:12 Botany/Zoology Honours (Part 1 of 2)

BZ4002:12 Botany/Zoology Honours (Part 2 of 2)

Environmental Science (50109-ESH-HONS)

Environmental Science Honours (Full time) (50109-ESH-HON1)

EA4401:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 1 of 2)

EA4402:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 2 of 2)

or

Environmental Science Honours (Part Time) (50109-ESH-HON2)

EA4501:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 1 of 4)

EA4502:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 2 of 4)

EA4503:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 3 of 4)

EA4504:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 4 of 4)

Geography (50109-GEOG-HONS)

Geography Honours (Full time) (50109-GEO-HONFT)

EA4401:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 1 of 2)

EA4402:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 2 of 2)

or

Geography Honours (Part Time) (50109-GEO-HONPT)

EA4501:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 1 of 4)

EA4502:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 2 of 4)

EA4503:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 3 of 4)

EA4504:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 4 of 4)

Geology (50109-GLY-HONS)

Geology Honours (50109-GEL-HON1)

EA4401:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 1 of 2)

EA4402:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 2 of 2)

or

Geology Honours (Part Time) (50109-GEL-HON2)

EA4501:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 1 of 4)

EA4502:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 2 of 4)

EA4503:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 3 of 4)

EA4504:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 4 of 4)

Genetics and Genomics (50109-GNM-HONS)

GG4011:12 Genetics Honours Part 1 of 2

GG4012:12 Genetics Honours Part 2 of 2

Hydrology and Water Resources (50109-HWR-HONS)

Hydrology and Water Resources Honours (Full Time) (50109-HWR-HON1)

EA4401:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 1 of 2)

EA4402:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 2 of 2)

or

Hydrology and Water Resources Honours (Part Time) (50109-HWR-HON2)

EA4501:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 1 of 4)

EA4502:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 2 of 4)

EA4503:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 3 of 4)

EA4504:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 4 of 4)

Mathematics (50109-MAT-HONS)

Mathematics Honours (50109-MAT-HON1)

MA4011:12 Mathematics Honours Part 1 of 2

MA4012:12 Mathematics Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Mathematics Honours Part Time (50109-MAT-HON3)

MA4015:06 Mathematics Part-Time Honours Part 1 of 4

MA4016:06 Mathematics Part-time Honours Part 2 of 4

MA4017:06 Mathematics Part-time Honours Part 3 of 4

MA4018:06 Mathematics Part-Time Honours Part 4 of 4

Mathematical Sciences (50109-MATSC-HON)

Mathematical Sciences Honours Full Time (50109-MATSC-HN1)

MA4511:12 Mathematical Sciences Honours Part 1 of 2

MA4512:12 Mathematical Sciences Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Mathematical Sciences Honours Part Time (50109-MATSC-HN2)

MA4515:06 Mathematical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 1 of 4

MA4516:06 Mathematical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 2 of 4

MA4517:06 Mathematical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 3 of 4

MA4518:06 Mathematical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 4 of 4

Marine Biology (50109-MBI-HONS)

MB4001:12 Marine Biology Honours (Part 1 of 2)

MB4002:12 Marine Biology Honours (Part 2 of 2)

Microbiology (50109-MIB-HONS)

MI4000:12 Microbiology and Immunology Honours Part 1 of 2

MI4001:12 Microbiology and Immunology Honours Part 2 of 2

Natural Resource Management (50109-NRM-HONS)

Natural Resource Management Honours (Full Time) (50109-NRM-HON1)

EA4401:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 1 of 2)

EA4402:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 2 of 2)

or

50109-NRM-HON2 Natural Resource Management Honours (Part Time)

EA4501:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 1 of 4)

EA4502:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 2 of 4)

EA4503:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 3 of 4)

EA4504:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time)

Pharmacology (50109-PHA-HONS)

PP4051:12 Pharmacology Honours Part 1 of 2

PP4052:12 Pharmacology Honours Part 2 of 2

Physical Sciences (50109-PHSC-HON)

Physical Sciences Honours Full Time (PHSC-HN1)

PH4511:12 Physical Sciences Honours Part 1 of 2

PH4512:12 Physical Sciences Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Physical Sciences Honours Part Time (PHSC-HN2)

PH4515:06 Physical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 1 of 4

PH4516:06 Physical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 2 of 4

PH4517:06 Physical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 3 of 4

PH4518:06 Physical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 4 of 4

Physiology (50109-PHS-HONS)

PP4001:12 Physiology Honours Part 1 of 2

PP4002:12 Physiology Honours Part 2 of 2

Physics (50109-PHY-HONS)

PH4011:12 Physics Honours Part 1 of 2

PH4012:12 Physics Honours Part 2 of 2

Plant Science (50109-PLA-HON1)

BZ4001:12 Botany/Zoology Honours (Part 1 of 2)

BZ4002:12 Botany/Zoology Honours (Part 2 of 2)

Statistical Sciences (50109-SSC-HONS)

Statistical Sciences Honours Full Time (SSC-HONS1)

MA4521:12 Statistical Sciences Honours Part 1 of 2

MA4522:12 Statistical Sciences Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Statistical Sciences Honours Part Time (SSC-HONS2)

MA4525:06 Statistical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 1 of 4

MA4526:06 Statistical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 2 of 4

MA4527:06 Statistical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 3 of 4

MA4528:06 Statistical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 4 of 4

Statistics (50109-STA-HONS)

Statistics Honours Full Time (STA-HON1)

MA4021:12 Statistics Honours Part 1 of 2

MA4022:12 Statistics Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Statistics Honours Part Time (STA-HON2)

MA4025:06 Statistics Part-Time Honours Part 1 of 4

MA4026:06 Statistics Part-Time Honours Part 2 of 4

MA4027:06 Statistics Part-Time Honours Part 3 of 4

MA4028:06 Statistics Part-Time Honours Part 4 of 4

Zoology (50109-ZOO-HON1)

BZ4001:12 Botany/Zoology Honours (Part 1 of 2)

BZ4002:12 Botany/Zoology Honours (Part 2 of 2)

Majors

Type of major

Mandatory

Single

Credit points in major

30 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Aquaculture

Cairns

Townsville

Only first and second years available in Cairns

Available for mid-year entry

Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Cairns

Townsville

Only first year available in Cairns

Not available for mid-year entry

Chemistry

Cairns

Townsville

Only first year available in Cairns

Not available for mid-year entry

Ecology and Conservation

Cairns

Townsville

Available for mid-year entry

Environmental Science

Cairns

Townsville

Available for mid-year entry

Genetics and Genomics

Townsville

Not available for mid-year entry

Geography

Cairns

Townsville

Available for mid-year entry

Geology

Cairns

Townsville

Only first year available in Cairns

Available for mid-year entry

Hydrology and Water Resources

Cairns

Townsville

Available for mid-year entry

Mathematics

Cairns

Townsville

Only first year available in Cairns

Available for mid-year entry

Marine Biology

Cairns

Townsville

Only first year available in Cairns

Not available for mid-year entry

Microbiology

Townsville

Available for mid-year entry

Natural Resource Management

Cairns

Townsville

Available for mid-year entry

Pharmacology

Townsville

Not available for mid-year entry

Physics

Townsville

Not available for mid-year entry

Physiology

Townsville

Available for mid-year entry

Plant Science

Cairns

Townsville

Available for mid-year entry

Zoology

Cairns

Townsville

Available for mid-year entry

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

10 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

In accordance with the requirements of the Supreme Court (Admission) Rules 2004 (Qld), students who intend, at any time, to seek admission as a Legal Practitioner in Queensland must include as subjects within their degree:

LA4022:03 Civil Procedure

LA4038:03 Legal Ethics and Trust Accounting

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

80 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 10 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Nil

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

All majors except the General major may appear on the testamur.

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009